Jump-Rope-A-Thon
Stoney Glen Subdivision held their annual 4th of July celebration, and, as a part of the festivities, the neighborhood children jump rope to raise money for a charitable donation of their choice. This year they raised money for one of their own Stoney Glen mothers who is battling colon... Read more
Haley Ford Completes Construction
Haley Ford held a Grand Re-Opening Event last weekend during normal business hours to celebrate the renovation and upgrades to their showroom, service department and customer service lounge at 10724 Jefferson Davis Highway. This event was complete with music, food, drinks, bouncy house fun for the kids, a classic... Read more
Chester Farmer’s Market Ranks Nationally
Sue Levy enthusiastically endorsed the Chester Farmer’s Market last week as she took a break from the hot sun in the Village Hall on the Village Green. “We come all the time,” Ms. Levy said. “It’s the only market I’ve seen. Even in Connecticut we didn’t have one.” Chester’s... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 3
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its third week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 22 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
I Don’t Get It
In the movie “Big,” Tom Hank’s character, during a meeting at a toy company where he worked, says, “I don’t get it,” about a proposed toy that does not make sense for kids. Sometimes, that is how I feel. I don’t get it. While we, as a county, are... Read more
Poo Stations to be Planted Around Chesterfield
The James River Association has installed 30 pet waste stations throughout City of Richmond parks, the James River Park System and Chesterfield County parks. Funded by a Department of Environmental Quality grant, the intent of this project is to make it convenient for pet owners to clean up after... Read more
Photo Contest
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its third week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 22 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
100 and counting
Turning 100 is just another day for May Youngblood Kerwin.  Her bright eyes and jubilent smile reflect the attitude she carries with her every day.  She does not want to miss anything in life and most importantly she wants to see her family happy and healthy. “I don’t think... Read more
News Briefs
VSU Skyline Change     A new 175-ft tall 2-million gallon water storage tank for Virginia State University (VSU) and Chesterfield County at the VSU Randolph Farm is nearing completion. The tank was recently painted with VSU logos on the ground and was raised into position. Traffic Increase near Amazon... Read more
Division or Misunderstanding
Almost 150 trucks and cars displaying Confederate battle, American and “Don’t Tread” on Me flags paraded from Matoaca to Dinwiddie and through Petersburg and  Hopewell west on Route 10, ending in Chester. The entourage turned heads and prompted car horns and a couple of thrown shoes and bottles until... Read more